Kimberly Nearing has over 20 years of international life sciences experience, including in financial services, operations (Amgen, Merck, IBM Healthcare) and consulting. Kim recently joined BVCF as Venture Partner and Amato and Partners (Capital Market Advisor) as Managing Director, along with being elected to BayHelix’s Board of Directors. Previously, for over a decade, she was Managing Director, Head of Life Sciences at the Cedrus Group, a Hong Kong-based global boutique investment firm, focused on driving international business and investment between the U.S., Europe, Greater China, and broader Asia regions. She is also an Independent Director, MaveriX Oncology (Silicon Valley), and Board of Directors/Executive Committee Member, RVF (foundation in Washington D.C.). *Master of Science with Honors from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Michigan.